The time you invest in yourself to reduce stress will deeply benefit you and everyone around you. Try one (or more) of these self-care strategies to stay cool, calm, and collected during the holidays.
Resistance to change causes suffering, for denial of the truth is to block miracles and hinder your full expression of love here on earth. When we stop resisting the changing seasons of our life, we can go with the flow of the present moment and experience joy and serenity in all its grace.
Most of us have more than one life motto that we live by–the notions we believe in are the ones that change our lives. This is a life motto we can all come back to when we find ourselves overwhelmed by the seemingly never-ending demands of being a human. It’s a motto for peace, and […]
When you affirm to enjoy the little things that are alive in each moment, your life becomes a growing mosaic of happy moments. Let’s be mindful of the simple pleasures that we’re blessed with every day.
We hear the phrase, but do we really live for today? We hear the call to be more mindful, but do we heed the call? Your past can be transformed today, and your future can resemble the awareness that you bring to this day. Affirm to treat today as if it were the miracle that […]
Patience is not a trait to be inherited by a fortunate few. Lucky for all of us, the capacity to be patient is an inherent muscle we can strengthen through practice and use to bring peace into the world.
Meditation doesn’t have to be as mysterious, time consuming, or as impossible as it sometimes seems to be. Here’s a practical meditation for beginners that’s accessible and capable of calming you down in times of stress; it only takes 16 seconds. Beginners and long-time practitioners alike can benefit from the soothing balm of this meditation.
When we’re confronted with unfavorable circumstances or a stressful situation, we’re standing at a fork in the road. We can choose to keep walking down this path, or we can decide to take an alternative route. In other words, we have the power to transform negativity into positive movement in another direction, even when we […]
Once you recognize happiness as a choice, it becomes possible to choose to be happy. You become proactive about living a happy life through consistent and intentional thoughts that steer action. It may not be possible to be blissful in every experience, but we can be happy in any given moment. The possibility is always […]
Though there’s some debate over whether or not mindfulness and happiness are directly correlated, I’ve experienced that a big part of happiness is deciding to be mindful. When you decide to notice life as it is without needing to change it, you realize that good things are simply everywhere, and they’re worthy of your appreciation.